Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Johnson Controls-Saft Named as Battery Supplier for Ford Test Fleet of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (JCI)

Hello Johnson, we were just talking about you.
From Earth Times:
As increasing numbers of consumers look for fuel-efficient,
low emission vehicle options, a test fleet of Ford Escape
plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) is making its way on
the road today.

Powered by lithium-ion batteries from Johnson
Controls-Saft, the demonstration fleet will examine the future
of PHEVs as part of a complete vehicle, home and grid energy
system. The fleet is the result of an ongoing collaboration
among Ford, Johnson Controls-Saft, Southern California Edison
(SCE) and Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)....MORE

HT: earth2tech